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Commencement Files

Identifier: GV002-23
Scope and Contents Series contains files related to commencement ceremonies, their participants and preparations, 1966-2014. Primarily paper materials with some photographs. Papers include commencement preparation documents from the President's Office, Planning Committee and Commencement Coordinator. Includes lists of candidates for graduation, letters to students and alumni, press clippings, press releases, correspondence with honorary degree recipients and their testimonials, texts of commencement addresses,...
Dates: 1966-2012

Commencement programs

Identifier: GV002-12
Scope and Contents

Series contains Grand Valley State Commencement Ceremony programs from beginning in 1968.

Dates: 1968-

Commercial Quarterly (CQ)

Identifier: RHP-33
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the West Michigan commercial development and real estate magazine.

Dates: Publication: 2007-2010


 Series — Box: 92
Identifier: GV036-02

The College of Community and Public Service was formed in 2004 as part of the reorganization, which brought together the five already existing units into one college: The School of Criminal Justice; School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration; School of Social Work; Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management; and the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy. A biannual newsletter of the College of Community and Public Service.

Dates: 2006-2007

Communicator, The

 Series — Box: 49
Identifier: GV012-18

Digest of information from the Communication Module's Publication Office.

Dates: 1974


 Series — Box: 24
Identifier: GV017-11

Weekly newsletter for Thomas Jefferson College containing announcements and event calenders. 1977-1979.

Dates: 1977

Computer Services Bulletin/Computer Center Newsletter

 Series — Box: 97
Identifier: GV045-02

Newsletter of the Computer Center/Information Technology, also University Computing Newsletter.

Dates: 1983-1994

Convocation Files

Identifier: GV002-24
Scope and Contents

Series contains planning documents and printed programs of any GVSU event called a 'Convocation', including annual events such as Opening, Honors, and Academic Convocations; and special convocations for visiting dignitaries, honorary degree awards, and departmental events.

Dates: 1966 - 2015

Coopersville Observer

Identifier: RHP-04
Scope and Contents

Published since 1880, serving the Coopersville area.

Dates: Publication: 1995-present

Council of Michigan Foundations. Learning to Give records

Identifier: JCPA-02
Collection Description

The Learning to Give records collection documents the beginning of the program with the K-12 Education in Philanthropy Project up to its merger with The LEAGUE. The collection includes proposals for programs, lesson plans and grants, funding and budget information, business plans, meetings with the Executive Committee, Board of Trustees and Steering Committee, newspaper clippings, various publications on philanthropy and education, and artifacts including T-shirts, pins and awards.

Dates: 1995 - 2006

Counseling Student Development Center Newsletter

 Series — Box: 102
Identifier: GV056-04

Counseling and Student Development Center of Student Services quarterly newsletter.

Dates: 1975-1976

Course catalogs

Identifier: GV025-02

Undergraduate and graduate course catalogs distributed to incoming students to provide students with information and guidance for enrollment. Includes some catalogs for William James College, College IV, School of General Studies, and Transfer Student Guidebook, 2003. Graduate Bulletins published separately from 1986.

Dates: 1963-[ongoing]

CR Views

 Series — Box: 71
Identifier: GV028-13

Single issue GVSU College Republicans news and op-ed collection. October 1998.

Dates: 1998

Roy Kinsley Cronkhite diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-10
Collection Description The collection consists of seven handwritten bound diaries maintained from October 23, 1906 to July 30, 1957. Diaries were maintained routinely throughout this time with gaps from 1918 to 1922, 1936 to 1944, and from 1949 to 1953 indicating that some volumes may be missing. He writes about his work, the weather, and his family. Mr. Cronkhite traveled as far as New York and Colorado for his work. He mentions creating drawings of turpentine stills for the C.W. Thomas turpentine refinery in...
Dates: 1906 - 1957

Cultural News

 Series — Box: 109
Identifier: GV066-02

Office of Minority Affairs/Multicultural Center. Predecessor to OMA Newsletter.

Dates: 2001

James B.F. Curtis and Edmund T. Curtis correspondence

Identifier: RHC-184
Scope and Contents The collection contains 170 letters and more than 50 postcards written or received by James B.F. Curtis and his son Edmund T. Curtis, along with various documents and ephemera that document their family's life in the nineteenth- and early twentieth centuries. The most important part of the collection are the 92 letters that James B.F. Curtis wrote to his wife, parents, and sister during his service as hospital steward with the 1st Michigan Colored Infantry Regiment, 1863-1865. These Civil...
Dates: 1789 - 1913; Majority of material found within 1863-1865, 1911-1913

Daily Blueline

 Series — Box: 52
Identifier: GV016-05

Daily newsletter to foster communication. Handwritten by the William James College community.

Dates: 1973

Daily Events

 Series — Box: 9-12
Identifier: GV012-07

A daily bulletin published Monday-Friday reporting on and detailing campus events and announcements. September 1981-Winter 1990.

Dates: 1981-1990

Davis Family business ledger

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-237
Content Description Business ledger with blue faux-marbled paper covers and a brown leather spine from George and Alice Davis, who would go on to own the Stow Davis Furniture Company out of Grand Rapids. The entries are bank payments from all over the United States dating from 1875 to 1894. Many entries document loans from farmers and business owners. The script appears to be written in Alice Davis' handwriting. Small cut out strips of paper containing additional ledger entries are tipped in at several points...
Dates: 1875-1894

Deans Council minutes and agendas

Identifier: GV004-10
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, agendas, supplemental materials, and related correspondence of the Deans Council from 1985 to 2012 and the Provost's Cabinet from 2012 to 2015. Also contains one file on Dean's Retreats from 1984-2001.

Dates: 1985 - 2015

Dedicated to our aquatic resources: A history of the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute

 Series — Box: 49
Identifier: GV014-06

The Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute was formally established in 1985 to continue a program formed in 1967 when a research vessell was donated by D.J. Angus. The vessel was dedicated to the study of Lake Michigan's water chemistry and aquatic life by Grand Valley students and faculty. This history of the Water Resources Institute in Muskegon, Michigan was written by Gordon Olson.

Dates: 2006

Robert DeMott research collection on Jim Harrison

Identifier: RHC-42
Collection Description The collection of research, interviews, and writing by Robert DeMott; and the collection of published writings by and writings about Michigan writer Jim Harrison were compiled by Robert DeMott while writing Conversations with Jim Harrison (2002) and Conversations with Jim Harrison, Revised and Updated (2019). The collection contains a notebook compiled by DeMott, interviews conducted and edited by DeMott and Patrick Smith, correspondence...
Dates: 1971 - 2019

Allison R. and Anna L. Denise diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-202
Content Description Three pocket diaries of Allison Denise on his Lowell Township farm, and one pocket diary of Anna Denise, his widow. Pocket diaries document, in rich detail, the daily events in the life of Allison Denise on his Lowell Township farm. Included are weather observations; farming responsibilities such as planting, harvesting, and marketing; improvements made to the land and farmhouse, such as plowing, repairing, and painting; frequent trips to Alto, Lowell, Grand Rapids, and other places;...
Dates: 1892, 1895, 1898, and 1910

Development gift files

Identifier: GV006-04

Gift files from Grand Valley State Development Office, pertaining to the development of a Law School Program, 1972-1973.

Dates: Other: 1970 - 1975

Dewey Hoitenga administrative files

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV100-02
Abstract Dewey Hoitenga joined Grand Valley's faculty in 1965 and retired in 2001. During his years at Grand Valley, he chaired the All-College Academic Senate, Social Studies Division, College of Arts and Sciences, and twice served as chair of the Arts and Humanities Division. He served on the Dean’s Executive Council and President’s Executive Council. He also helped to develop the Liberal Arts and Religious Studies Programs, as well as the General Education and Graduate Study Programs. He chaired...
Dates: 1964-1995

Charles Dexter farm ledgers

Identifier: RHC-187
Scope and Contents Four ledgers document the Dexter farm accounts, income, expenses, weather, deaths in the community, and other observations. Nearly all the entries are written in pencil, with an occasional line in ink. The day-to-day routines of running a farm in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth century Michigan are shown in great detail, including income from sales of produce and livestock, expenses for seed, infrastructure, clothing, medicines, funerals, wages, taxes, community donations, and...
Dates: 1886 - 1908


 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV062-03

Telephone directories for faculty and staff. Early directories included students. Also includes Ethnic Directory, 1994; Diversity Directory, 2007; Disability Reference Guide, 2005; GVSU Resources, 1993-1994.

Dates: 1966 - 2016

Division of Arts and Humanities annual report

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV061-01

This annual report of the Division of Arts and Humanities (now College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) was presented to the Board of Trustees. The report contains a divisional report from the dean, unit reports from each department, and tables that depict the amount of student hours taught and Arts and Humanities majors.

Dates: 1998-2001

Division of Inclusion and Equity. Publications and promotional materials

Identifier: GV007-02
Scope and Contents

Series contains assorted publications, reports, directories, and promotional materials from the GVSU Division of Inclusion and Equity, spanning from 2011-2018.

Dates: 2011-2018

Clyde Dobbie letters

Identifier: RHC-239
Content Description Collection of incoming correspondence to Clyde Blair Dobbie, as well as two letters incoming to Dobbie’s spouse, Katherine Elizabeth Maykuth. The bulk of the collection are letters to Clyde Dobbie from Katherine Elizabeth from the years 1938-1948 prior to their marriage in October of 1948. The entire collection dates between 1938 and 1955, and includes some letters from other family members such as Clyde’s father, Herbert Reuben Dobbie, and who appears to be a previous significant other,...
Dates: 1938 - 1955

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